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necessity on this team, right? within you have to get up in the middle of the night. you need caffeine. okay. cream and sugar. >> a lot of cream and sugar. >> we keepdz of back off and do that sugar-free week. >> and grande. i prefer mine tall, the same way i like my men, tall, light, sweet and strong. >> he's spent hours. >> chuck was saying that line in the mirror. i caught him in the dressing room. >> this is cool, though. a science experiment in the making. from it is, it really is. if you don't know what a moccha cup is, it's a liquid, it turns to steam. >> you got a lot. >> there are no
>> no sugar. euroill>> say, this is the smoothest strongest brew, you will make us coffee. the only thing i can compare it close to is a french press. fantastic. >> i am putting sugar. >> maybe you will transition to hot coffee. >> here it is outside. the sun obviously not up yet. beautiful conditions today. we're looking at plenty of sunshine in the forecast. cool temperatures, clear skies are helping us cool down overnight. take a look at our neighbor's temperatures, if you are in the suburbs, are you in the 50s. look at these numbers, 49 in gaithersburg, you can easily get used to a light jacket. 59 in washington. so as we go through the day today, it is going to stay cool again national coffee day, make sure have you your cup as you wake up and walk outside this morning the wake-up weather, 61
degrees by 7:00 a.m. 64 by 9:00 a.m. kids at the bus stop might want a light jacket this morning. by 3:00 p.m., coming up, we will take a close look at your weekend forecast straight ahead. let's check the roads with jack taylor. >> hey, good morning. our crash on the outer loop is near 355. before you get to 370, we had a crash. on the rock creek parkway at the kennedy center, they are in wrap-up stages, usually by 6:00 or 6:15. in virginia, northbound, we heard of an accident around lorton. it sound like everybody was on the left shoulder. authorities arrive on scene. all the blue lights are flashing. everybody will take their foot off the gas. >> developing this morning, it's been 11 days now since anyone ha
her family says they're not giving up hope. she disappeared in norfolk on her way to work. >> take a good look. she's only 19-years-old from prince george's county, graduated from weiss junior high school. what's the we sent megan mcgrath. tell us about this new evidence that the detectives just found. >> reporter: well, yeah, searchers and they're vol ter searchers. they found some clothing, some hair, some braids. it's unclear whether this is linked to the disappearance or not. certainly it's been turned over to police, interesting because the fbi just released a photo, a new photo of billie. it shows her latest hairstyle. can you see she has braids or dread locks that frames her face. volunteers searched two locations, first the area where her car was found. that
her vehicle was found. also they looked in the area of a dumpster where her cell phone was found. searchers also found some clothing as i mentioned, all of that has been turned over to investigators and is currently being analyzed to see if there is any connection at all. now, take a look at the under surveillance video. ashanti billie was last seen at 4:00 a.m. september 18th. she was driving onto the norfolk base where she worked. jeb little creek. she never made it to work, however, a half hour later her car was seen leaving the base, driving off base. it is unclear who is behind the wheel and how many people were in the car at the time. so the search continues. ashanti billie has been missing at this point for 11 days. back to you. >> all right, thank you, megan. i got to hope there is something, something that gives that case a break. d.c. police arrested a man for stabbing a mother of three to death inside
inside seefts d.c. right now we are trying to see how the suspect and the victim are connected. a neighbor found paula coal's body wednesday. she died with her 11-month-old baby in her arms. a friend told news 4 the day before she died, she called police and said the baby's father had been threatening her more help is headed to puerto rico today t. a. the acting secretary elaine duke will travel to the highland hit by hurl. also on the way, a three-star army general, to help direct the response many say has been slow moving. megan fitzgerald is in the newsroom now with what other kind of help is headed that way to puerto rico. megan. >> on the for folk-based hospital shift, the uss comfort will depart to the island today. navy officials say the usns comfort, it has 1,000 beds
will have 522ed for this mission. it is being sent to puerto rico, after it was devastated by hurricane maria. residents and emergency workers believe it could take months to restore power. residents in northern virginia are dock their help. a group of strangers used social media to collect supplies to send to the island. they call themselves united for puerto rico. among them are a few loudoun county sheriffs deputies working on their own time to help out t. puerto rican national guard is taking the items to the island later on today. that's the latest in the newsroom, back to you in the studio. >> thank you, megan. >> along with puerto rico, the u.s. virgin islands are in a dire need of help. we compiled a bunch of charities, 7 ways to help.
stafford, there are no plan foss remove this confederate plans because it's on private property. now one woman says she will fly a new flag in opposition to this mon won. she received permission to fly an 80-foot flag pole in her back yard in stafford county. she will fly a 50-foot black lives matter flag. [ lost audio ] >> to me she's my daughter. when she leaves my house, she's another person. it's important she lives in a aviation community that accepts and values her. >> she will need about $25,000 to pay for it. >> when it comes to renaming ted stuart high school, the fairfax school
is no easy answer. last night the board reviewed five options. even though variations of the name stuart actually are in the most support community vote, a lot of folks spoke out against it t. school board will vote on a new name late next month. today a great honor for a d.c. native dave chappell. they will recognize him with a special presentation of gratitude. today's presentation will happen at his alma mater, duke ellington school of the arts. this is him getting coffee in the district, chappell had d.c. public schools trending when he gave out that shoutout a few weeks ago. he is in town right now for a string of shows at the warner theater. so many say it's a fantastic show, sold out. sorry i missed it. >> maybe next time within they circle on through. if you are like me, you
the d.c.. >> we are working for you in the community ready for a very special pep rally in langdon. what is the celebration? >> reporter: i know. it's quite a celebration. i've got the langdon scholars here, ready to cheer on their new attendance numbers just in at this northeast school. for the school year, they're at 96%. up from 94% last year. higher than the average for d.c. schools. so we're cheering on this good news today. we will talk about what they're dock to make a difference. when we talk to the principles. we have goodies, tweets, breakfast bars on news 4 today, we have a lot more today. >> look at that turnout. >> people will have to deal
>> going public with ali louise it cancer. why the real veep is celebrating her next move. plus a data breach at whole foods. customers' payments cards are at risk. we will tell you about the impact and what you need to know. >> good morning, if you are planning out the next couple of day, number one, today will be a lot cooler, a little on the breezy side tomorrow, sunday looks like sweater weather for sure. we have that coming right up following breaking news, on a fire investigation.
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. >> we are following breaking news, chopper 4 just got over the scene of a townhouse fire in hay market. we are getting an exclusive look. prince william fire officials tell us they got a call at 2:30 one man was inside the home. he is suffering minor injuries. twoed a joining townhomes are damaged t. red cross is on scene helping those families waking up to this sad reality. >> that itself latest from the live desk. back to you. >> all right. thank you, megan. >> and if you are wondering about that friday forecast, the afternoon looks simply awesome. if you are headed to the naats and pirates game it ss
7:05. a perfect night for baseball. let's hope they have another naats win. it will be cooler. we will give you a live look on 270 south out of frederick a. little volume. on the beltway, top side outer loop the accident remains on the left shoulder. 66 eastbound, right at 234 business. sounds like we got activity on the far right side of the roadway. through lanes are not affected. from "snl" to "seinfeld," she has been making us laugh over the past 30 years, julia la besse dreyfuss is calling for universal health care. she acknowledges not all women are lucky. she received an outpouring of support.
te into ed to stick together. all the bidens are with you. october is breast cancer awareness month. we will be working for you all next week. >> we will talk about issues, telling you about support groups and talking with survivors as well. they will be really inspiring stories. >> i'm sure they will if you dined at whole foods recently, listen up, hackers stole credit card information from people who ate or drank at the grocery chains restaurants and it did not spread to purchases at the grocery store, itself, amazon recently acquired whole foods, their systems are not connected you know attendance matters, that is one message the area school is pushing this morning. >> we are working for you in the community. she's with some very excited little ones at langdon education campus. i can't believe it. not only are they up ea
to school >> right. >> reporter: i know, up early, they're ready for class. because this is all about the new attendance numbers just in for langdon elementary school here in northeast d.c. and the news is really good and that's why they're all here to celebrate this good news, i got the principles the parents the students out, to talk about what really is the difference, why you guys are doing so well. you've zeroed in on two key areas to turn things around. >> the two key areas are first the barriers that prevented our families from arriving in school on time. we are lucky to partner with the community. we put our resources in the way of transportation, before care and in some instances uniforms. the second key t
success herelebring the successr parents coming to school every day on time. they earn timely tickets, every day you are on time, can you earn one of these, at the end of the week, we have a wonderful prize box here where students earn a wonderful treasure. we can have upwards or 20 to 30 kids the favorite incentive is the class highest attendance for the month. they get to brag and posting rights outside of their classroom the classroom with the highest attendance. we have classes of upwards of 100% for the month. >> reporter: you are at 96% up from last year's personage last year. we have
let me share time. i will get out of the way. >> all right. [ cheers ] . >> all right! on time. this gives them a lot to be proud of. >> i tell you what, you know, you do you el with this, between like the sniffmen hisniffles, cg great attendance is not easy. >> the fact they're setting this example for the rest of the school area and schools in the area. love it. >> and every day in this new news room, it's coffee day, especially for the morning t.
sipping on national coffee day. >> we know coffee can be personal. some like it black, they load it with sugar and cereal. we ask workers how they like their coffee. >> i was never a coffee drinker. then my wife started turning me on to skin my vanilla latte. >> reporter: no morning would be complete without gas in the tank and coffee in your veins. i like my coffee black with a tea spoon-and-a-half of terminateo sugar or natural brown sugar, no flavors, just the pure taste of the beans for me. >> forget coffee, at this point i will take anything but caffeine in it. i have a couple ladies who don't really sleep that much. >> i have been there. there is nothing like sleep deprivation after a baby. nothing like it. >> yeah, we all do, too. >> i put mine in a yetti to keep
yoshidos hi i. >> i like ice coffee all year round. >> do you put anything in your ice coffee? cream? >> ice. >> you take it black? >> yeah. there you know what, though, we were talking about doug, doug had they are dig lus drink. i don't want to say ridiculous, because oat love people probably order that. i think it's ridiculous for doug, you known when you are if line at starbucks, all you want is a coffee, a black coffee. i had someone in front of me ordering six crazy drinks. >> extra foam, extra whip, extra hot. >> it takes about ten minutes to get a regular cup of plaque coffee. i will message doug about that. if you watch, tweet dug. sent send him facebook messages about his choice of
>> that will be a nice start to his day. wee fall weather through the weekend. we also have chilly morning, ahead, make sure have you at least a light jacket. it's 59, walk, 54 leesburg, gaithersburg is 49 degrees, dulles 48. in front royal, if are you walking the dog today or you need one to walk, this is mickey, he's adorable a. little tongue out. he's available. can you head to their website.
. >> good morning. we had a couple hiccups in virginia. this is on 95 northbound just after lorton. you see everything is on the main lanes, it's within that heavy traffic pattern rolling north out of woodbridge. we had issues on 66 eastbound near sudley road, that was cleared. it was on the ends of the acceleration lane, the through lanes were never affected. there is virtually no delay. back to you. >> jack, thank you. he will never hurt another child, tough sentencing in a school sex abuse case. what families in the middle still have more pa into endure?
ah, what baseball fan doesn't hope to catch a foul ball at a game? well, one fan was lucky two times over at last night's rangers game. take a look at this. he not only caught it with one hand, he had one in the other happened the whole time. >> another fly ball down the right side, sliceing two ready the corner and foul. 1 and 1. >> did you see th?
phone, caught ball again, i'm telling you,e had the glove. he was ready. he caught a second foul ball game and now can you see, he looked pretty shocked, but it was a night he'll never forget. i'm telling you, that's why my kids brings the gloves just in case. it will help you. >> i was thinking the oakland manager will go can we get a word? >> talk about a celebration, cheers from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, the moment that brought everyone to their feet. >> reporter: if your car gets towed in d.c., there is a
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save you time and money. i am a living example that miracles do happen. >> miracle moment. cheers and tears after a surprise homecoming. the one thing that brought a bipartisan standing occasion on t -- ovation on the hill a. great moment there. >> a standing ovation there. >> wonderful to see. good morning, everyone. >> your news 4 today team is up early working for you. dig taylor will have traffic in just a moment. >> first your weather, we begin with storm team 4 cluck bell on the weather deck, it's much cool, you can feel at this time minute you step outside. >> no doubt about it. it feels like autumn for a change, back down into the 50s, national airport is down below 60 degrees, krystal clear sky
evening, can you see 40s and 50s to start the day. except our friends in annapolis by the day, a-plus weather, 75 degrees today what to wear, no more than jeans, today, 75, nothing wrong with that, high school football friday night lights. it is time to hear what jack taylor has to stay on a friday. >> if you are riding in virginia, traveling the main lanes, we got an issue, it is on the left shoulder. it's not causing a big delay. it is after lorton, main lanes, not causing a giant delay. outer loop, topside, getting heavy new hampshire to georgia, typical. no troubles towards the
bridge, mcc ridin without delay. nice. back to you. >> jack, thank you 6:33. these are the top stories we are following this morning -- investigators are investigating new information from a missing woman in st. george's county. searchers found braids and a piece of clothing. ashaept billie has been missing 11 days. a fire broke out. one man has minor injuries. chopper 4 was over the scene giving us an exclusive look. presence william fire officials tell us they bought the the call four hours ago, two other of the connecting town homes have been damaged. no word yet on how it started. the woman caught on under surveillance video tossing urine on a bus driver is wanted again. opal brown did not show up for court yesterday. the judge issued a bench warrant for her arrest. brown said she
metro pus driver in august because she thought he was being sarcastic when he spoke to her. deonte carraway was sent away for 100 years, the case is far from over. >> now the school district is likely to get slammed with dozens of civil lawsuits connected to his crimes. he worked at judge sill indiana what woods in anne arden. he was sentenced on federal charges. he will serve both sentences simultaneously we have a story from yesterday, people who live in the adair apartments in tyson can stay a while while the county looks at problems there, the residents were originally told they had to lead. now we learned they were able to make the repairs. they were planning to check the,
we will keep you posted on what happens next. >> i have never been told, if you happens to you, you can be furious. >> what can you do if it happens before you get back to that parking spot? aimee cho tells us how you can sign up for a new program launched in the district. how does this work? >> obviously, nobody wants to get their car towed. but if it happens, it's important to be prepared. that's the way this new system comes in. i have john kool. tell me, how does this new alert system work? >> folks can go to our website dv dpw.gov. can you get e-mails or texts on your phone letting you know when your car has been booted, towed or relocated. >> reporter: texts nobody wants to
something like that? recognize stressful situation. if you park legally, your car has been moved. >> that can be for things like an emergency or a motorcade is going through, we want to make this process as easy and smooth as possible for folks. >> it removes that extra step of having to crawl around and sort out where your car has been taken. >> exactly. yeah. >> reporter: if you want to find out more information i've tweeted a link on twitter. guys, back to you. >> thank you, that will be a big help, right, tof the awareness before you go, you can make a call or head it off. >> that feeling. >> it worked. there is a big celebration happening in the district this morning. >> we are working for you, she's still hanging out at langdon school for a special pep rally. i have to drag my kidsut
bed in the morning. i can't believe>> know, they ca eyed and bushy tailed, ready for class when it's set to start at 9:00 this morning. so we will talk about how the community around langdon in northeast d.c. is so much a part of the success story coming up effect in. all right, lookinging forward to that for sure. a controversial confederate flag is not coming down. why a v. mom has a solution, right in her own back yard.
>> this is a great what i to start your friday. this next story is so touching. take a look at this next video. >> you got choked up. >> i can't help myself. >> a little boy in montgomery county got the surprise of his life when his navy dad showed up out of the blue at his school. >> oh, buddy, hey, buddy. >> look at that face. >> u.s. navy coreman matthew foreman surprised his five-year-old son cameron in gaithersburg yesterday. the teacher told her class a guest reader was coming. can you see how surprised cameron was. there wasn't a dry eye in the house. foreman said he has been out on a ship by serving on the uss baton the past eight months. >> can you imagine spending eight months from your child. you saw his face
what a wonderful reunion. >> that feeling, your son running across the room jumping in your arms, nothing like it. >> the best. >> let's check in and get a look at the fall weather that has arrived in fall weather has arrived. here's what the outside shot looks like, clear skies, 59 degrees, it's also national coffee day, grab a cup before you head out to your friday commute, dry roads, windows weather down today, only in the mid-70s, let's check your commute with jack taylor. good morninging jack. >> hey, as you come off the 270 southbound on the outer loop, we had a crash, it was quickly moved over to the right shoulder, no travel lanes are now closed. we have issues on brandywine, chadsford road. this temporarily blocked the lanes of 301. >> on the road to recovery, fire fighter hurt on the job, the
ralphcandidate for governor,rtham, and i sponsored this ad. they're studying for 21st century jobs. but ed gillespie supports donald trump's plan to take money out of virginia public schools and give it to private schools. as a washington dc lobbyist, ed gillespie worked for lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. and ed gillespie's plan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education.
her family says they're notshe work. >> that's why we want you to look at her driver's photo. we sent megan mcgrath. tell us, they yu found some new evidence in this case, right? >> reporter: well, right, it's potential evidence, volunteers who are out searching yesterday, still needs to be analyzed. but these volunteers, they found some clothing. they also found some braids. now, if you take a look at that photo the fbi just released here, this shows actually ashanti's latest hairstyle here. you can see she does have twisted braids or deadlocks that frame her face. of course, a lot of interest paid in this find. certainly, they're analyzing what was found. volunteers yesterday searched two locations
area. first was the dead end road where her car was fond abandoned. the second was around a dumpster where her cell phone was found. searchers found clothing as i mentioned and take a look at this under surveillance video. she was last seent the 4:00 a.m. on september 18th. she was driving onto the norfolk base where she worked, jeb little creek. she never made it to work or to classes later that day a. half hour after that under surveillance video was taken, her car was seen leaving the base, it's unclear who was behind the wheel, even how many people were in that car. so a lot of questions out there, but ashanti billie has been missing now for 11 days. back to you from thank you, megan. you bought the to hope something, anything can break in that case. you may have seen this in your confederate flag
property. now a woman will fly a new flag in opposition to it. she will install an 80-foot flag pole. she will fly a 50-foot black lives matter. can you see it from downtown fredericksburg. they adopted a an african-american girl and wants people to know her life matters. >> to me, she's our daughter. when she steps out of the house, she's just another person, it's important that she lives in a community that accepts and values her. >> she will need about $25,000 to pay for it. more help is heading to puerto rico today t. acting is of homeland security elaine duke will travel to the island devastated by hurricane maria. a three-star
expected to direct the says ha about an hour from now, it will be day two for steve scalise the congressman made an incredible return yesterday to the house floor. here's a look at that emotional 340e7 moment. congressman scalise' return comes three-and-a-half months after a person almost killed him at congressional basketball practice in alexandria a fire fighter is recovering from critical injuries. he has a quilt from members of his company at engine 3. >> that quilt was hand sewn by a fire fighter from engine 18 and containings a complete patch collection from all d.c. fire units and organizations. smothers has been in an inpatient center the last few weeks. he was hit
month a. show of solidarity. >> you want to know the definition of brotherhood. look at that fire department right there it looks like woodmoore town center is up for seam. it's actually prince george's most successful shopping center and one of the most profitable ones in the count u country. it's anchored by a wegman's and a nordstrom's rack opened a few weeks ago. we want to check on your commute with wtop chuck taylor. what are the roads doing right now, jack? >> hey good morning, i want you to know what size of coffee cup i drink out of. on the beltway at 270 purchase. a crash in chadsford that them particularly
lanes. is in virginia. volume, really nothing wrong. just again volume. either way. we did have it set for 28 northbound, that is blocking a left lane. all right, traffic is not too bad for a friday. i think the forecast kind of mirrors that shot. >> it sure does, jack. nice weather has finally returned after spending most of the week way above average. we'll be back down a lot closer to typical for late september. look at that light skies, sun is up just after 7:00 a.m.. almost a perfectly clear sky. 59 degrees. you know the outlying suburbs are cooler than that. most of the shenandoah valley is in the mid-40s. there is another shot of cool air coming our way. it arrives after midnight tonight, you might be able to wing out a random raindrop or two along the maryland-pennsylvania border late this
chuck. thank you.en darns really matte. >> that is a message one area school is pushing this morning. >> for all those little colds they pick up during the year. >> right. >> all year round is saying something. >> we are working for you in the community. she is with some very exciting kids at langdon campus in northeast d.c. look at that behind you. >> reporter: oh, yeah, they keep coming. the crowd is celebrating the attendance numbers, show they are up from 94% to 96%. it took a huge community every day to make this happen. we want you to talk about the collaborative group. this is a team here at the school. i knew i was going to butcher your name, not the story of success here. what is making the difference with what you guys are doi
worker and homeless liaison, we partner to impact pham lips in the areas of homelessness, education, metro home services and employment to impact children and attendance. >> let's bring in a social worker to talk more about what he said. whatever they need at home, the impact, what happens here in the classroom? >> yeah, we partner up weekly to talk about families in crisis and wrap around services to them quickly. >> basically you bring them what they need, a job, training? >> whatever they need, we connect with edgewood and do home visits and assess what the families needs and provide those services so we can make sure the children come every single day. it doesn't impact their ability to be in school learning while their parents get support outside. >> boy is it working with them already at 96%, up from 94% last year and their goal is 97% for
it. they're going to do it right now. they will go to school right now because -- >> attendance matters. >> reporter: -- attendance matters on news 4 today. we are live in the communities. back to you, guys. >> what an effort. congratulations for a job well done. here are four things to know before you head out the door today, investigators are examining new evidence found in the case of ashanti billie. we post thad everyday in the nbc washington app. today the acting secretary of homeland security will travel to puerto rico. she and other top officials will direct the response some folks say has been slow coming. a full break-up coming up on "today." >> now you may know where your car is if it is booted or towed away
system that will send youma ale locked or move. follow us hon how to sign up. >> we will honor comedian dave chap people at duke ellington school, keep it on the nbc washington app from when that presentation takes place. . >> a light jacket on. >> i will need one. >> you know it's national coffee day.
>> i drink is empty. all gone. >> coffee cup. >> this mug is 22-years-old. >> how many people are in the club? >> a whole box of them. >> how many are in the club the coffee club? >> probably over a thousand of them. this is from my nbc 4 over a thousand ago. >> excuse me. >> are you okay there? >> yes, sorry. >> if you go on our app, there is a list of all the free stuff. >> there you go, we leave you
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